2004 JAGUAR X-TYPE

Report Date:
September 17, 2004
Campaign Number:
04V460000
Component:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, WHEN REPLACE THE FUEL FILLER CAP TO THE VEHICLE'S FUEL TANK FILLER NECK, IT IS POSSIBLE TO OVER-TIGHTEN THE CAP INDUCING A POOR SEAL. IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE ROLL-OVER, IT IS POSSIBLE FOR FUEL TO LEAK PAST THE FUEL FILLER CAP.

Consequence Summary:
FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE FUEL CAP SEALS AND FIT BETTER QUALITY SEALS ONTO THE VEHICLE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON OCTOBER 1, 2004. CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT JAGUAR AT 1-800-452-4827.